That Lewis Hamilton made his 2019 Formula One title success — his fifth in the last six years and sixth overall — look like such a procession is testament to his superior racing skills, unmatched by any other driver on the grid.For much of the season, the Briton didn't even possess the fastest car but, as Ferrari found out on more than one occasion, speed is meaningless without a driver's calm temperament and an error-free team strategy.Even teammate Valtteri Bottas, competing in identical machinery, has only managed four race wins in 2019 to Hamilton's 10.There's a lot of baggage and criticism that accompanies Hamilton — the social media posts and interviews that have prompted a bit of a backlash — that it can sometimes detract from his talents on the track.READ: Lewis Hamilton clinches sixth F1 world titleBut now that number six is in the bag Hamilton, stands alone as the sport's second most successful driver in history, behind only Michael Schumacher, Though he is still one behind the German's all-time record, at 34 years of age time is on his side to eclipse every record set before him.However, should he already be considered the GOAT? Former Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg thinks Hamilton isn't there quite just yet."Karting together who would have thought that we'd both be F1 world champion one day," Rosberg, who pipped Hamilton to the 2016 title, wrote. "And you? You've achieved it for the sixth time — on your way to becoming the GOAT."If Hamilton is well on his way to becoming the greatest driver Formula One has ever seen, so too is he on his way to becoming Briain's greatest ever atRead More – Source
Lewis Hamilton: The greatest of his generation and now GOAT?
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November 19, 2020